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Nutrition and Dietetics Adult Outpatient Services - Mona Vale Hospital

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Mona Vale Community Health Centre

Mona Vale Hospital

Coronation Street

Mona Vale

2103

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Nutrition and Dietetics Adult Outpatient Services - Mona Vale Hospital

Contact us

General enquires: (02) 9998 6134

Aged care community dietitian (over 65 years):  9998 6135

Fax: (02) 9998 6010

Email: N[email protected]

Our locations

Mona Vale Community Health Centre, Coronation Street, Mona Vale, NSW 2103

Brookvale Community Health Centre, 612 Pittwater Road, Brookvale, NSW 2100.

 

Opening hours

Mon: 8:00 - 16:30

Tues: 8:00 - 16:30

Wed: 8:00 - 16:30

Thur: 8:00 - 16:30

Fri: 8:00 - 16:30

Related Services

 What we do

We provide treatment for patients requiring nutrition education and nutrition support including unstable diabetes, inadequate oral intake, maintaining and gaining weight and other nutrition related health concerns.

 

We care for and treat patients with:
- Tube feeds  eg gastrostomy tubes
- Type 1 and type 2 diabetes
- Unintentional weight loss, malnutrition
- Gastrointestinal disease
- Oncology with nutrition issues such as nausea, vomiting, taste changes, loss of appetite
- Wound care
- Neurological conditions eg stroke, Parkinson's disease with associated nutrition issues such as dysphagia, reduced oral intake and unintentional weight loss.
 

 

 What to bring

Blood results
List of current medications
Referral

 When to visit us

All patients referred to the service must reside within the Northern Beaches Local Government Area.
 

 

 How to visit us

Free parking is available at Mona Vale Hospital for all visitors and staff within the designated car parks on the hospital grounds. There is two-hour street parking also available surrounding the hospital grounds.

For access to the Mona Vale community health building please access the hospital car park via gate 3.

 Referral information

Nursing referral
Allied health referral   
Medical referral

Referrals are required to contain patient name, date of birth, contact details, medical history, medication history, recent blood results, reason for referral and nutritional concern.

 

Individuals who have received approval for National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) funding should liaise with their NDIS coordinator to discuss access to private dietetic services.

Patients with cognitive or behavioural issues must be accompanied by their carer.

 

The services of an Interpreter for our Culturally and Linguistically Diverse clients can be organised if required.

 

For diabetes patients or those under 65 years of age, a GP or specialist referral is required.
 

For patients over 65 years of age, referrals are processed through My Aged Care (ph: 1800 200 422 or https://www.myagedcare.gov.au).

 

 Other information

Group education programs:

Cardiac rehabilitation program
The nutrition talk is run monthly in conjunction with the cardiac rehabilitation program. The session covers risk factors for heart disease, dietary fats and effect on lipid levels, dietary modification for hypertension and label reading.

Diabetes education program
This is run once per month at each site (Brookvale and Mona Vale) for newly and previously diagnosed clients with type 2 diabetes or pre diabetes requiring dietary education. Topics covered in this program include up to date, relevant and practical information on diabetes and pre diabetes management to assist patients to manage their condition.  The program is run in conjunction with the diabetes educators.

 Related links

Nutrition information and details of private Dietitian services can be accessed on the Dietitians Australia website
https://dietitiansaustralia.org.au/

 

My Aged Care
https://www.myagedcare.gov.au

 

Cancer Council
https://www.cancer.org.au/

 

Diabetes NSW and ACT
https://diabetesnsw.com.au/

 

Diabetes Australia
https://www.diabetesaustralia.com.au/

 

Eat for Health
https://www.eatforhealth.gov.au/

 

Get Healthy NSW
www.gethealthynsw.com.au